| May 24, 2013
| 12:40 PM
Ocean City’s fishing pier officially opened Friday as the Maryland resort town signaled it is ready for summer visitors.
During last fall’s storm, about 100 feet of the pier collapsed into the surging sea. The damage was featured...
| Apr 25, 2012
| 4:51 PM
The Obama administration's latest move to permit testing for oil and gas off Maryland and other Atlantic coast states is drawing flak from both environmentalists and the oil industry.
Speaking at a lightly attended public hearing Wednesday afternoon in...
| Jul 26, 2012
| 7:26 AM
Food & Wine magazine recently named Ocean City among its list of "America's Best Boardwalks."
The online listing - I couldn't find it in their magazine issue - puts O.C. pretty close to top - in the Top 10, for sure, and possibly the Top 3.
| Mar 26, 2012
| 6:17 AM
When I was watching television while completing an online fantasy baseball draft last night, I had a revelation -- the Orioles are going to finish with a winning record in 2012.
Huh? I know they're picked to finish at the bottom of the American League...
| Apr 12, 2012
| 2:20 PM
Atlantic City, N.J.
Guests can make reservations for overnight stays at the new Revel beachfront destination on the Atlantic City Boardwalk. The 20-acre, $2.4 billion casino resort is open for an eight-week preview through May 24. Guests can enjoy...
| Jul 30, 2012
| 8:15 AM
Let me see if I understand this. The Maryland General Assembly might be called into special session to pass a bill allowing casino gambling at the National Harbor development in Prince George's County ("Special session on gambling predicted," July 26)....
| Aug 8, 2012
| 11:57 AM
The look on Drew Danick's face in the picture at the top of this page is pretty much how I felt when I jumped out of an airplane.
It was a long time ago, within a few years of my college graduation, which would put it in the mid-1990s. (I can also tell...
| Aug 9, 2012
| 9:38 AM
The last four months of hurricane season could be busy ones in the Atlantic Ocean, with government forecasters raising their expectations to an 85 percent chance of a normal or above-normal season.
The Atlantic could be in for three to six hurricanes,...
| Aug 12, 2012
He's a legendary Baltimore Oriole, has starred in Miller Lite beer commercials, and in recent years, has become a barbecue king.
Yet to fans in Baltimore and beyond, John Wesley Powell Sr., is simply "Boog" — friendly and down-to-earth, despite all...
| Aug 20, 2012
| 9:25 AM
Sea level rise along the mid-Atlantic coast made headlines over the weekend, as Gannett newspapers on the Delmarva Peninsula and in New Jersey launched a series of stories examining how climate change could swamp shorefront homes and resort communities,...
| Apr 15, 2012
| 6:14 PM
— They stood in the sunshine, silent and praying for the souls of the 1,500 who lost their lives. The dozens gathered at St. Peter the Apostle Roman Catholic Church bowed their heads and tried to imagine those last desperate moments in the North...
| Nov 9, 2012
| 2:09 PM
A Solomons Island charter boat captain was one of five men indicted on federal charges for allegedly catching and selling striped bass from an off-limits area of the Atlantic Ocean, the Department of Justice announced.
David Dwayne Scott, 41, of Lusby,...